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of prison. he's served five years for corruption and now 78 years old. >>> and michael bloomberg had had high praise for joe biden telling politico, you know, joe biden, you can joke about him but he has a set of, fill in the blanks, and he says what he believes and is forced to focus on gay marriage. that's your scrambled politics. >>> turning to australia where massive flooding caused by the remnants of a cyclone has forced 7,500 people from their it homes. there's no power in most of the joan and officials are warning to be careful about drinking water. >>> now for a look at the national weather we turn to bill karins. >> it's been a busy night. a lot of rough storms. tornado sirens in kentucky and tennessee. here's the recap. four tornadoes so far reported. no fatalities. no towns destroyed. a lot of isolated homes with roofs off. a lot of those things of those nature. the blue dots are wind reports. they are plowing their way through areas of indiana, kentucky, tennessee, through mississippi. we'll include alabama in this and areas of eastern tennessee and kentucky. the most dangero
grandparents in a different state and investigator is say they understand why they abducted him. >>> michael bloomberg is now fighting to reduce the abuse of prescription pain killers. could that be nearly as important as a 16-ounce soda? >>> the deadly flu outbreak has grown to epidemic status the official word from the center for disease control in atlanta. responsible for 7.3% of deaths in the u.s. last week. the cdc reports widespread flu activity in nearly every state except california, mississippi and hawaii. why mississippi would be there in the middle of things and not have a wid spread. probably has more to do with reporting than reality. it was widespread in just 41 states in the previous week. in eastern oklahoma one school district canceled classes because nearly one quarter of the 650 students report they came down with the flu bug. and we reported about shortages of flu vaccine in some areas in the united states including the city of summerville massachusetts but the cdc director says calm down with that. the overall picture is good and folks have plenty of opportunities to get
of funding and support as someone like the nr ark. >> i would argue that someone like michael bloomberg, who is totally in favor of gun control, very strong on it, and could actually write the checks and do this, if he did it, counter the nra mfs nra's money, i'm not sure it would make a difference because it has to come from the country as a whole. there has to be leadership at the top, and also in the red states where democrats are running, they're scared. it can't all come from the mayor and governor of new york, from dianne feinstein who is california. it's going to have to come from the rest of the country. >> when you see 2,200 guns can remain legal in the proposal, that's not enough? >> it's never enough. there's no logic to it. it's a credo and it's going to take, i feel, i feel as strongly as you do, but it's going to take a long time to marshal that leadership, marshal that ground roots support for it. as you can see from the two young women you had on the air tonight, young people are poised to embrace this as old people. >> i agree. quick question on hillary clinton, how do you t
performed a monologue while kimmel was tied up in his chair. weird. >>> new york mayor michael bloomberg's latest donation of $350 million to john hopkins university in baltimore brings total cash contributions to $1 billion. the school is his alma mater around he has become its largest benn factor in history. >>> and season two of "dallas" premieres tonight. the hit tnt show is back for a second season full of plots and schemes and back stabbing. no word on how the producers will handle the character of jr ewing. larry hagman who portrayed ewing, died of cancer late last year and that show starts tomorrow evening not tonight. fans of the hit show "dallas", the wait is almost over. season two premieres tomorrow night on our t network tnt, but a question over larry hagman, died in november after taping five episodes. actor jesse metcalf plays christopher ewing on the show mr. hagman was a huge part of the show, obviously. how will they deal with his real life death? >> i can tell that you the writers got together over the christmas hiatus after larry's passion and basically rewrote the wh
this week. you have the mayor of new york, michael bloomberg, also maryland governor martin o'malley today. they began this two-day summit in baltimore on how to reduce gun violence in america. there are specific recommendations are expected tomorrow. mayor bloomberg, who co-chairs the group mayors against illegal guns, said congress has to limit access to assault weapons. >> is limiting the availability of military-style weapons and high capacity magazines with more than ten rounds. these guns and equipment are not designed for sport or home defense. they are designed to kill large numbers of people quickly. that's the only purpose they have. they belong on the battlefield. >> now, keep in mind, getting assault weapons ban through congress could be a extraordinarily difficult, so gun control advocates are going after retailers, especially huge ones like walmart. senator chuck schumer saying just yesterday, tried to shame walmart into halting gun sales. >> it is hard to believe that walmart, the nation's largest retailer, is being so irresponsible on this issue. i would hope that people wo
under mayor michael bloomberg and new york finished the year with 418 murders the lowest number in any year since reliable records were kept beginning in 1963. now, washington, d.c., a place once so plagued with killings. people used to say d.c. stood for "dodge city" recorded just 88 homicide last year according to the metro police department so would what we've seen over the last 20 years is a remarkable in the crime nationwide including many big cities but persistly high levels of violence in impoverished communities and some extremely-worrying localized upticks in last year. the divergence between chicago and new york gets us to examine crime and what causes it to go down. i have keith suber, he mentors troubled yoult and gang members in brooklyn. he's a former member of the crypts gang and served ten years in prison. and the professor and codirector of the university of chicago crime lab. great to have you both here. let's start on the criminalology side with you, harrold. what's going on in chicago somethat's the first thing to ask. it's getting national attention. monica davey h
have and in many ways we hear echoes about what michael bloomberg said earlier in terms of the kinds of regulatory interventions in the gaps that we now have in these regulations of the industry, both on the supply and demand side. i suppose my question is -- and perhaps this is an unduly question because this assumes that we would get all of the proposals that are being discussed. i am interested in the dynamic changes in what they would be to the nature of the gun industry that would then create new regulatory challenges. for instance we know that we have 300 million handguns that are out there. and we know that there is some subset of consumers who are going to work feverishly to avoid the regulatory qualifications or adherence to them, both on the supply side and the demand side. we know that we have the internet for offshore purchases and so forth, and we know that we could have an even more robust and very market than the one we have now. so what i am worried about is that the industries that we have today, the structure that we have today, will changed dramatically were we to
they're doing it not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan would but a limit to 16-understand drink in restaurants, sports games, street carts, and movie theaters. it results in $4.7 billion in annual health care costs. 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkers struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometime decided that an issue that is important to him should be just a this way or no hazel dukes is the presid. >> the decision is -- >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contents the sugar ban is unfair because it affects supermarket and convenience stores. >> why do you think the big chains are left out? >> they have political power. >> the city's commissioner did not comment on cram but they did give this statement. the obesity crisis calls for bold action. this regulation will help t
law makers in congress, with mayor michael bloomberg, with governor cuomo, in demanding federal legislation that specifically addresses illegal trafficking of guns across state lines. and the requirement of background checks in all gun purchase transactions. to truly put an end to the random gun violence that playings new york city and other -- plagues new york city and other areas, however, we must also address other policy areas to have profound effects on the level of gun violence that we see. yes, i agree that mental health and mental illness are important factors that have to be explored and addressed when trying to mitigate against gun violence. however, there's some additional factors that contribute to what has become tantamount to a public health crisis. one such factor is poor educational outcome. according to the american economic review, one year increase in the average years of education completed reduces violent crime by nearly 30%. in fact, between 2000 and 2005, new york state increased its higher education expenditures by roughly 40%. during the same period the
this not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan approved by the board of health in september would put a 16 ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at restaurants, sports games, street carts and movie theaters. it's just one of his responses to the city's 24% obesity rate which result in $4.7 billion in annual health care cost 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkans struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometimes decides that an issue that is important to him should just be this way ahis way or no way. >> the impression is you could be on the side of coca-cola and the american beverage association here. is that right? >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contends the sugary drink ban is unfair because it exempts supermarkets in many convenience stores while including most local nei
've heard of the generosity of so many other people like warren buffett and our own mayor, michael bloomberg, and others who don't get recognition. the average person out there is generous, i think. they want to be philanthropic but can't give a lot. if someone out there can afford to give $10 to any cause, where would you want them to send it? >> there are a lot of wonderful choices. there's one called donors choose where teachers put up projects and those are for small amounts of money. you go to that website you can help fund a thing that a teacher is trying to do with their class. can you go to save the children. they help mothers have safe births. you can go to the polio vaccination website t takes donations of any size. you can be sure that these organizations will put your money to good use. >> we talk a lot about the progress that you are achieving here. can you compare for me, though, the feeling you get today from being able to give away millions and billions of dollars to the feeling you had as a young man, being able to make your first million dollars? there's no crime in looking
york city michael bloomberg why he defends himself with armed guards while pushing for strict gun control legislation at the same time. >> in the spirit of gun control, will you disarm your entire security team? >> we'll get right back to you. >> you'll get back to me? would you like a sip of my soda? mayor bloomberg, why -- why can you defend yourself, but not the majority of americans? look at the team of security you got. and you're an advocate for gun control? >> driver's license? >> i'm not going to give you my driver's license. is this standard procedure for the press? we ask bloomberg a question, we get followed. >>steve: jason mattera has a syndicated radio show weekdays. he joins us live this morning. >> good morning, steve. >>steve: you had to take the big gulp. >> i had contraband, a 3 # 2-ounce soda -- 32 ounce so did a which in march will become illegal. >>steve: i'm surprised you got that close to bloomberg. his security team was doing a good job keeping him safe but you were able to walk up. >> people were asking for pictures with the mayor and i think it was a stra
to this important debate. i want to take this opportunity to thank new york marylanders michael bloomberg and all the presenters for their willingness to come together on short notice tuesday part in these important events. i am not pleased to introduce members of our faculty -- i am now pleased to introduce members of our faculty. i want to introduce daniel webster, and coleen berry, who also has some important survey findings to share will also be on the podium with me. i will turn it over to dannell webster -- daniel webster. >> thank you very much and thank you for your extraordinary support and leadership through this process. my colleagues at the johns hopkins center for urban policy and research and at the bloomberg school of public health are very grateful for your leadership and support. last two days have been an amazing experience for me to bring to the other the best scholars, the best expertise to grapple with and come forward with a set of recommendations that will be based on the best available research and experience. i will touch very briefly upon the expertise that we assembled.
of new york city mayor michael bloomberg have often had provisions and then for gun registration and many other violations of the civil liberties of law-abiding persons such as allowing gun bans for people accused but acquitted of drug crimes. universal background checks should be available. it was a wise move by president obama in his january 16 press conference to begin changes in federal drug -- regulations to allow the private sellers to access the background check system v licensed firearm dealers. many people would take advantage of that and i commend them but mandating universal checks can only be enforceable if there is universal gun registration and we know that universal gun registration in every country in the world where it has existed has been a serious peril to gun ownership. universal gun registration was imposed by canada in 1995 and was later repealed in 2012 by the canadian parliament because it was such a fiasco. if we want to save lives right now, there is only one thing that will stop the next copycat killer in the lawful armed self-defense and the schools not only by
. coming up next, "bloomberg businessweek's" joshua green, "time" magazine's michael duffy, and nbc news's luke russert. but first, bill karins has a check on the forecast. bill? >> good morning, mika. of course, everyone here, we all know it's a little cold. with the way your coats are all folded over on to your laps there, we'll do a coat check next time. it is a very cold day out there, as we've advertised. maybe some snow in the areas around d.c. by friday. let me break it down and show you what we're dealing with now. frigid in many areas out there, windchills are just bitter, had some snow overnight in rhode island especially, and we'll continue to be watching what's going on in the great lakes, a lot of heavy snow yesterday in erie and buffalo, be careful driving the new york state throughway in syracuse to lake michigan, still some snow bands coming just south of the grand rapids area. let's take a look a the forecast for today. nice in denver, but the cold air, really the big story from minneapolis to chicago. also watching temperatures there around 27 in washington, d.c.. and a
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